Thursday, February 25, 2010

Bubbles

standing at the curb
i watch
the sheer delight
on his face
--gillena cox


Internet image; Franz van Mieris (1635-1681). "A Boy blowing Bubbles" from oldprints.wordpress.com/

...the fragile soap bubbles exist only for a blink of an eye. In this sense, soap bubbles are associated with the transience of life...more here

7 comments:

Magyar said...

__Can we all imagine... how long young people have been blowing bubbles? Some things are never forgotten. _m

Thanks Gillena!

Devika said...

I love to see children blowing bubbles -- I feel I am the most delighted than them :)

Nice picture and verse Gillena :)

wishes,
devika

Devika said...

Soap bubbles and transcience...aaah, yes -- its so much talked about,

wishes,
devika

Gillena Cox said...

Thanks for the visit

much love
gillena

Lorena said...

the soap bubbles exist only briefly but the past time of blowing bubbles has existed so much longer-interesting.The bubble, I suppose, a metaphor for one persons brief time on this old earth

John McDonald said...

love it Gillena
john

Gillena Cox said...

Lorena and John

thanks for stopping by

much love
gillena